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Ruby Blue

) #5,213 of 18,151 Restaurants in London $$ - $$$ British, , Healthy
1 Leicester Place | Leicester Square, London WC2H 7BP, England
+44 20 7287 8050
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible18%
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CUISINES
British, Bar, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1 Leicester Place | Leicester Square, London WC2H 7BP, England
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1 - 10 of 554 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friend booked this restaurant for another friend's hen dinner, there was about 12/15 of us so we had to pre-order our meal. The food arrived on time obviously because they were aware of our arrival time and that we were working with time so...More

Thank Tweeniess T
RubyBlueManagement, Manager at Ruby Blue, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Tweeniess T, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We are so pleased you had a good night and we hope to see you back again soon! Kind Regards, Ruby Blue

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the restaurant on a quiet Monday evening at 5.30 and had the pre theatre menu. It took 30 minutes for starters to arrive then a following 40 minutes for the mains after finishing starters. This nearly made us late for our show. We also...More

Thank Anna W
RubyBlueManagement, Manager at Ruby Blue, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Anna W, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We would like to discuss futher with you with regards to the issues you had on the night you visited. If you could email us on info@rubybluebar.co.uk so that we can discuss...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An excellent start to our evening visiting the 99 comedy club. Very welcoming staff who couldn't do any more than they did to make our evening so enjoyable, especially Pawel the bar tender who made us feel very welcome. He told us about special deals...More

Thank louisewF1537PX
RubyBlueManagement, Manager at Ruby Blue, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi louisewF1537PX, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We are so pleased you had a good night, we will also pass on your lovely comments to Pawel :) Hope to see you back again soon! Kind Regards, Ruby Blue

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Where to begin - I've read a few negative reviews so approached this with some trepidation but those concerns were utterly foundless. There was a little confusion about what we'd pre-ordered through the comedy club, but at no point were we made to feel awkward...More

Thank Chris W
RubyBlueManagement, Manager at Ruby Blue, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Chris W, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We are so pleased you had a good evening with us and we hope to see you back again soon! Kind Regards, Ruby Blue

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked the pre-theatre deal looking to eat and then get out in plenty of time to see the show. The restaurant was almost empty (probably ten other diners) but it took ages to get served. Having ordered we waited for over 30 minutes for our...More

Thank KentGriswalds
RubyBlueManagement, Manager at Ruby Blue, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi KentGriswalds, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We would like to discuss your issues further with you, so if you could email us on info@rubybluebar.co.uk so we can rectify your experiance. Look forward to hearing from you. Kind Regards, Ruby...More

Reviewed 16 July 2017

I was very disappointed with the Ruby Blue experience. Started with the lady at the door who said go upstairs not really directing us properly, once we got to the first floor and seen it was empty prompted us to go another floor up! So...More

3  Thank tinahenry101
RubyBlueManagement, Manager at Ruby Blue, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi tinahenry101, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. if you would like to email us on info@rubybluebar.co.uk, we would like to discuss your issues further with you. Look forward to hearing from you. Kind Regards, Ruby Blue

Reviewed 10 July 2017

We came here for a friend's hen party and the service was very good and friendly. There was a good drinks selection and we had pre-ordered food off the set menu. Food was of an average standard with my chicken Caesar salad being very tasty...More

Thank Emma M
RubyBlueManagement, Manager at Ruby Blue, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Emma M, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We are so pleased you have a good time and we hope to see you back again soon! Kind Regards, Ruby Blue Management

Reviewed 4 July 2017

I visited this bar yesterday at opening time (5pm) with three friends. The door staff were lovely and helpful and made us welcome. We managed to get some stools out on the balcony where you have a lovely view of Leicester Square and the street...More

1  Thank julievaughan3
RubyBlueManagement, Manager at Ruby Blue, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Hi julievaughan3, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We are glad you took advantage of happy hour, it really is a great deal! I am sorry that you had issues at the bar with the bartender, I will look into what...More

Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We booked for the 30th June for our anniversary, dinner and comedy club. All the staff were fantastic, all of them were friendly and we had great service from everyone. The restaurant was good, food was tasty (the apple pie was amazing!) and the staff...More

1  Thank Claire E
RubyBlueManagement, Manager at Ruby Blue, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Hi Claire E, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. Im glad you had a nice evening with us. I completely agree this should have been communicated about the room being closed for a private event. We will ensure that this is...More

Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Totally disgusted, just arrived in London, went and bought tickets to the 99 comedy club and was told to go up to ruby blue to have a drink until the doors open, went up bought our drink then 5 mins later was told to leave...More

2  Thank 389Lindyloo67
RubyBlueManagement, Manager at Ruby Blue, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Hi 389Lindyloo67, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. I am very sorry that this was the case on the evening that you came, this seems as though this was wrong information given to you by the comedy club, as we did...More

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The go-to district for a good time in London, Soho
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and clubs. At Soho's core is London's original Red
Light District and the epicenter of the LGBT scene –
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enthusiasts, Soho is not only the home of London's
greatest concentration of boutique shops, but also the
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Maria S
10 February 2015|
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Response from Mark S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Maria, it's quite central but probably not the best depending on how much you want to spend. I visit London a fair bit so can help depending on your budget.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$51
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 03:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 03:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 03:00
Thursday
17:00 - 03:00
Friday
17:00 - 03:00
Saturday
17:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Leicester Place | Leicester Square, London WC2H 7BP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7287 8050
Description
Situated just off London's Leicester Square, Ruby Blue is a bar and restaurant where you'll find everyone from clubbers to theatre-goers or tourists to Londoners, soaking up that London atmosphere. When it comes to dining, Ruby Blue is deliciously on the case. Choose from an interestingly varied menu while you're entertained by a live pianist (Sat only). Tempting new dishes including the Chargrilled Lemon & Thyme Marinated Chicken & the new Sticky Chilli Lamb Rump served with sweet potatoes, yoghurt & coriander sauce. Finish with the indulgent Chocolate Fudge Brownie for a truly spectacular meal. Perfect for an intimate dinner for 2 or a fun party night. Sumptuous booths, a gorgeous restaurant and a luxurious lounge make Ruby Blue the ideal venue for a midweek hangout or weekend treat. Happy Hour at Ruby Blue: 17:00 - 20:00, all drinks, everyday!
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